Lafayette Housing Authority
613 Dycus Circle
Lafayette, Macon County, TN


Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Lafayette Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting Lists. This is what we know as of our most recent update August 5th, 2015.

The Lafayette Housing Authority (LHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

The LHA offers one Public Housing community with 102 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

There are two ways to apply
  1. Request to have a pre-application mailed to you by calling (615) 666-2140 during normal office hours.
  2. Visit the LHA to pick up a pre-application, located at 613 Dycus Cir., Lafayette, TN 37083 during normal office hours.
Once the application has been completed, you must call the LHA to schedule a pre-application interview at (615) 666-2140
during normal office hours.

Be sure to include these documents with your pre-application: Birth certificates, Social Security Cards, proof of all income, and Photo IDs for all adult household members.

The LHA does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: Victim of a natural disaster, or live and/or work in Lafayette.

For more information, call the LHA office at (615) 666-2140 during normal office hours.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Lafayette Housing Authority administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 102 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, Lafayette Housing Authority is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 249 public housing units.

Lafayette Housing Authority is among the 68% of Tennessee housing authorities that only offer public housing. Section 8 assistance in its target area is administered by another nearby housing authority.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (, 2014)

Housing Authority Annual and 5 Year Plans

Public housing agencies, also called public housing authorities, which receive funding from HUD, are required to submit and receive approval from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development of both an Annual Plan and a 5 Year Plan. These plans establish each housing authority’s policies, strategies, programs and operations for meeting the housing needs of persons within their target area.

The housing authority plans include specific details about the cost of renovations to real estate (also known as capital improvements), changes to Section 8 HCV policies, planned redevelopment of public housing projects and other major administrative changes.

Following are the HUD-approved public housing agency plans for Lafayette Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 7/26/10 Plan
2008 7/26/10 Plan
2007 8/15/07 Plan
2006 9/1/06 Plan
2005 8/1/05 Plan
2004 7/27/04 Plan
2003 7/28/03 Plan
2002 8/19/02 Plan
2001 8/23/01 Plan
2000 8/17/00 Plan